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Introduced in House (09/20/1986)

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Services Research Act of 1986 - Title I: Council on Alzheimer's Disease - Establishes in the Department of Health and Human Services the Council on Alzheimer's Disease to: (1) coordinate research conducted by or through the Department on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias; (2) establish a mechanism for the sharing of information among employees of the Department involved in programs serving the elderly; (3) identify the most promising areas of research; (4) establish mechanisms to use the results of Alzheimer's disease research; and (5) assist in developing and coordinating research plans.

Requires the Council to transmit specified reports to the Congress.

Title II: Responsibilities of the National Institute on Aging - Requires the Director to conduct research relevant to appropriate services for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their families. Requires the Director to prepare and transmit to the Chairman of the Council a plan for such research. Requires the Director to disseminate the results of such research to appropriate professional entities and the public. Authorizes appropriations for FY 1988 through 1991.

Title III: Responsibilities of the National Institute of Mental Health - Requires the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health to conduct research relevant to appropriate services for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their families. Requires the Director to prepare and transmit to the Chairman of the Council a plan for such research. Requires the Director to disseminate the results of such research to appropriate professional entities and the public. Authorizes appropriations for FY 1988 through 1991.

Title IV: Responsibilities of the National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment - Requires the Director of the National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment to conduct research relevant to appropriate services for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their families. Requires the Director to prepare and transmit to the Chairman of the Council a plan for such research. Requires the Director to disseminate the results of such research to appropriate professional entities and the public. Authorizes appropriations for FY 1988 through 1991.

Title V: Dissemination - Requires the Director of the National Institute on Aging to establish the Clearinghouse on Alzheimer's Disease to disseminate information concerning services available for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their families.

Requires the Director to make a grant to a national organization representing individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias to: (1) establish a central computerized information system to compile, translate, and disseminate information concerning initiatives regarding services for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias; and (2) establish a national toll-free telephone line to make such information available.

Authorizes appropriations for FY 1988 through 1991.